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Detailed Translations for prevent from English to Spanish

prevent:

to prevent verb (prevents, prevented, preventing)

  1. to prevent (obstruct; keep from)
    – keep from happening or arising; make impossible 1
  2. to prevent (hold back; restrain; dissuade; )
    – stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state 1
  3. to prevent (thwart; hinder; oppose; )
    – keep from happening or arising; make impossible 1
  4. to prevent (avert; keep out)
    – keep from happening or arising; make impossible 1

Conjugations for prevent:

present
  1. prevent
  2. prevent
  3. prevents
  4. prevent
  5. prevent
  6. prevent
simple past
  1. prevented
  2. prevented
  3. prevented
  4. prevented
  5. prevented
  6. prevented
present perfect
  1. have prevented
  2. have prevented
  3. has prevented
  4. have prevented
  5. have prevented
  6. have prevented
past continuous
  1. was preventing
  2. were preventing
  3. was preventing
  4. were preventing
  5. were preventing
  6. were preventing
future
  1. shall prevent
  2. will prevent
  3. will prevent
  4. shall prevent
  5. will prevent
  6. will prevent
continuous present
  1. am preventing
  2. are preventing
  3. is preventing
  4. are preventing
  5. are preventing
  6. are preventing
subjunctive
  1. be prevented
  2. be prevented
  3. be prevented
  4. be prevented
  5. be prevented
  6. be prevented
diverse
  1. prevent!
  2. let's prevent!
  3. prevented
  4. preventing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for prevent:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
contrarrestar damming
detener arrest; grab; taking
dificultar hampering; impeding; interfering with
estorbar hampering; impeding; interfering with
evitar averting; turning away
impedir barring; preventing; putting off; stopping
obstaculizar hampering; impeding; interfering with
parar living; remaining
retener holding; preserving
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bloquear keep from; obstruct; prevent bar; barricade; block; button grid; lock; obstruct
contrariar cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset badger; have something on one's mind; nag; pester
contrarrestar cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset
detener discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop apprehend; arrest; bring to a halt; bring to a standstill; catch; detain; halt; hold; hold up; imprison; keep up; lock up; park; pick up; put in gaol; put to a stop; seize; snatch; sneak up on; stem; stop; take unaware; tattle; twig
dificultar cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset block; bother; counteract; hamper; hinder; impede; make difficult; make harder; make heavier; make impossible; make more difficult; make things difficult; oppose; resist; thwart; trouble; withstand
estorbar cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset be disadvantuous; block; cause disadvantage; cause injury; cause someone sorrow; damage; do harm; hamper; harm; harm somebody; hinder; hurt; impede; injure; make harder; make heavier; make impossible; make more difficult; thwart
evitar avert; keep out; prevent avoid; elude; evade; get round; keep out of; meet with objections; nick; pinch; receive; snitch; steal; swerve
hacer la contra cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset
impedir discourage; dissuade; hold back; keep from; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop block; hamper; hinder; impede; make impossible; thwart
levantar barricadas en keep from; obstruct; prevent bar; barricade; block; obstruct
llevar la contraria cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset
malograr cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset backslide; bungle; degenerate; destruct; devastate; eliminate; exhaust; foul up; go to seed; lay waste; liquidate; mess up; muck up; ruin; tinker; upset; wear out; work to death; wreck
obstaculizar cross; hinder; keep from; obstruct; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset bar; barricade; block; cause failure; coagulate; counteract; curdle; frustrate; hamper; hinder; impede; obstruct; oppose; resist; sabotage; thwart; withstand
parar cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset abandon; avert; bring to a close; bring to a conclusion; bring to a halt; bring to a standstill; bring to an end; cease; conclude; crib; drop out; end; field; finish; finish off; foil; force something to stop; give up; halt; hold off; keep away; keep off; keep out; parry; pull out; put out; put to a stop; quit; set out; sojourn; sojourn somewhere; stem; stop; stopping; turn off; ward off
prevenir avert; keep out; prevent
retener discourage; dissuade; hold back; obstruct; prevent; restrain; stop hold; persevere; persist; record; remember; restrain
- forbid; foreclose; forestall; keep; preclude
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- avert; provide against; ward off

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Related Definitions for "prevent":

  1. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state1
    • We must prevent the cancer from spreading1
  2. keep from happening or arising; make impossible1

Wiktionary Translations for prevent:

prevent
verb
  1. to keep from happening

Cross Translation:
FromToVia
prevent atascar; impedir verhinderen — voorkomen, ervoor zorgen dat iets niet gebeurt
prevent estorbar hindern — bewirken, dass das Besagte nicht geschieht
prevent impedir; evitar verhindern — (transitiv) bewirken, dass etwas nicht geschieht oder dass jemand etwas nicht tun kann
prevent prevenir algo vorbeugen — (intransitiv) Dativ|: den Eintritt eines meist negativen möglichen Ereignisses der Zukunft durch Maßnahmen in der Gegenwart verhindern
prevent impedir; prevenir empêcherentraver quelqu’un dans la réalisation de quelque chose.
prevent prevenir; avisar prévenir — (vieilli) devancer, venir avant.



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